Fahy heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Falls: 1
Antrim: Shankill: 4
Carlow: Kyle: 1
Clare: Abbey: 6
Clare: Ayle: 1
Clare: Caher: 1
Clare: Clareabbey: 1
Clare: Clooncoorha: 1
Clare: Crusheen: 1
Clare: Doora: 1
Clare: Drumcreehy: 3
Clare: Ennis No. 1 Urban: 1
Clare: Ennis No. 2 Urban: 1
Clare: Ennis No. 4 Urban: 1
Clare: Killanena: 3
Clare: Kiltenanlea: 2
Clare: Knocknagore: 1
Clare: Spancelhill: 1
Clare: Urlan: 2
Cork: Ballygroman: 1
Cork: Bandon Town: 1
Cork: Bishopstown: 3
Cork: Cloyne: 1
Cork: Cork No. 4 Urban (part of): 2
Cork: Cork No. 5 Urban: 1
Cork: Greenane: 1
Cork: Kilbonane: 3
Cork: Knockavilly: 1
Cork: Mallow South Urban: 1
Cork: Matehy: 1
Cork: Monkstown: 3
Cork: Templebodan: 1
Cork: Templemichael: 1
Down: Hollywood Urban: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 1
Dublin: Mountjoy: 1
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 2
Dublin: North Dock: 1
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar West: 1
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 2
Galway: Abbey West: 5
Galway: Abbeygormacan: 1
Galway: Abbeyville: 3
Galway: Annaghdown: 10
Galway: Ardamullivan: 2
Galway: Athenry: 2
Galway: Aughrim: 1
Galway: Ballinastack: 5
Galway: Ballintemple: 4
Galway: Ballycahalan: 5
Galway: Ballyglass: 1
Galway: Ballymoe: 1
Galway: Ballynacourty: 2
Galway: Ballynagar: 1
Galway: Ballynakill: 4
Galway: Beagh: 2
Galway: Beaghmore: 1
Galway: Belleville: 2
Galway: Boyounagh: 2
Galway: Bracklagh: 3
Galway: Bullaun: 2
Galway: Cahermore: 1
Galway: Cappard: 3
Galway: Carnmore: 1
Galway: Carrowbrowne: 3
Galway: Castleblakeney: 1
Galway: Castleboy: 1
Galway: Claretuam: 1
Galway: Clarinbridge: 2
Galway: Clontuskert: 1
Galway: Cloonkeen: 2
Galway: Cooloo: 1
Galway: Craughwell: 3
Galway: Cummer: 2
Galway: Curraghmore: 5
Galway: Derrew: 2
Galway: Derryglassaun: 4
Galway: Derrylaur: 2
Galway: Donaghpatrick: 2
Galway: Doonbally: 4
Galway: Doorus: 6
Galway: Drumacoo: 3
Galway: Drumkeary: 4
Galway: Drummaan: 5
Galway: Drummin: 10
Galway: Dunmore South: 1
Galway: Galway East, Urban: 8
Galway: Galway North Urban: 4
Galway: Galway Rural: 1
Galway: Galway South Urban: 5
Galway: Galway West Urban: 2
Galway: Glennamaddy: 4
Galway: Gort: 3
Galway: Hillsbrook: 2
Galway: Inishmore: 1
Galway: Kellysgrove: 1
Galway: Kilconickny: 6
Galway: Kilconierin: 1
Galway: Kilcroan: 1
Galway: Killallaghtan: 1
Galway: Killeany: 6
Galway: Killeely: 1
Galway: Killeen: 2
Galway: Killererin: 8
Galway: Killeroran: 1
Galway: Killimor: 1
Galway: Killinny: 1
Galway: Killogilleen: 2
Galway: Killursa: 1
Galway: Kilmalinoge: 1
Galway: Kilmoylan: 3
Galway: Kilreekill: 2
Galway: Kilshanvy: 1
Galway: Kiltartan: 1
Galway: Kilthomas: 1
Galway: Kiltullagh: 3
Galway: Kinvarra: 2
Galway: Lackaghbeg: 2
Galway: Laurencetown: 1
Galway: Leitrim: 5
Galway: Liscananaun: 8
Galway: Lisheenavalla: 4
Galway: Loughatorick: 3
Galway: Loughrea Rural: 2
Galway: Loughrea Urban: 6
Galway: Marblehill: 3
Galway: Monivea: 4
Galway: Mount Bellew: 3
Galway: Mountain: 1
Galway: Mounthazel: 2
Galway: Moyne: 8
Galway: Oatfield: 4
Galway: Oranmore: 1
Galway: Oughterard: 4
Galway: Pallas: 2
Galway: Portumna: 6
Galway: Raford: 1
Galway: Ryehill: 1
Galway: Scregg: 2
Galway: Skehanagh: 3
Galway: Stradbally: 2
Galway: Tiranascragh: 1
Galway: Tuam Rural (part of): 1
Galway: Tuam Urban (part of): 6
Galway: Tullokyne: 1
Galway: Tynagh: 3
Galway: Woodford: 5
Galway: Wormhole: 4
Kerry: Loughcurrane: 1
Kerry: Tralee Urban (part of): 1
Kildare: Maynooth: 1
Kilkenny: Fiddown: 1
Kilkenny: Kilkenny No. 1 Urban: 1
Kilkenny: Piltown: 1
King's Co.: Clara: 4
King's Co.: Rahan: 1
King's Co.: Rathfeston: 1
Leitrim: Annaduff: 1
Limerick: Caherelly: 1
Limerick: Clarina: 1
Limerick: Doon South: 1
Limerick: Galbally: 1
Limerick: Glenstal: 1
Limerick: Kilteely: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 1 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 6 Urban: 2
Londonderry: Londonderry No. 5 Urban: 1
Longford: Longford No. 1 Urban: 2
Mayo: Aghamore: 1
Mayo: Aughagower, South: 1
Mayo: Ballaghadereen: 2
Mayo: Ballindine: 1
Mayo: Ballinrobe: 3
Mayo: Bekan: 1
Mayo: Brackloon: 2
Mayo: Caraun: 1
Mayo: Castlebar Urban: 3
Mayo: Claremorris: 2
Mayo: Clogher: 1
Mayo: Cloghermore: 1
Mayo: Course: 1
Mayo: Culnacleha: 1
Mayo: Killala: 1
Mayo: Kilmaclasser: 1
Mayo: Letterbrick: 1
Mayo: Neale: 1
Mayo: Newport, East: 1
Mayo: Portroyal: 1
Mayo: Shrule: 1
Mayo: Turlough: 2
Mayo: Westport, Urban: 1
Meath: Athboy: 1
Queen's Co.: Cappalough: 1
Queen's Co.: Castleduff: 1
Queen's Co.: Castletown: 1
Roscommon: Barrymore: 1
Roscommon: Cloonygormican: 1
Roscommon: Coolougher: 2
Roscommon: Creeve: 1
Roscommon: Elphin: 2
Roscommon: Kilbride South: 2
Roscommon: Kilgefin: 1
Roscommon: Killukin: 1
Roscommon: Kiltullagh: 5
Roscommon: Strokestown: 1
Tipperary: Ballyporeen: 1
Tipperary: Carrick-on-Suir (Urban): 2
Tipperary: Cashel Urban: 1
Tipperary: Clonmel East Urban: 1
Tipperary: Curraheen: 1
Tipperary: Kilcash: 1
Tipperary: Lorrha West: 1
Tipperary: Nenagh West Urban: 2
Tipperary: Templemore Urban: 1
Tipperary: Terryglass: 1
Tipperary: Thurles Rural: 2
Tyrone: Drumquin: 1
Waterford: Bohadoon: 1
Waterford: Fox's Castle: 1
Waterford: Rathgomuck: 1
Waterford: Waterford No. 3 Urban: 1
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 1: 1
Westmeath: Athlone East Urban: 1
Westmeath: Athlone West Urban: 3
Westmeath: Moate: 1
Wexford: Enniscorthy Urban: 1
Wexford: Killurin: 1
Wicklow: Avoca: 2

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

Fahy Very numerous: Galway-Mayo especially, also Munster and S Leinster. Ir. Ó Fathaigh. Woulfe gives derivation fothadh, foundation. It is certainly not faiche, lawn, from which arises the pseudo-translation Greene. They were a sept of Uí Maine (Galway) and were also in Tipperary. IF & SGG.
Vahey Quite numerous: Mayo etc. Ir. Mac a' Bheatha, beatha, life. See Mac Veagh. SI.
Vaughey rare: Drogheda (Louth). See Mac Veagh.
Veighey rare: Belfast. Ir. ? Mac an Bheatha. See Mac Veigh.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Faey: 1
Faghy: 1
Fahey: 242
Fahie: 3
Fahy: 228
Fohey: 1
Vahey: 24
Vaughey: 4
Veighey: 5

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